2019 Event Schedule

The 2019 World Softball Coaches' Convention schedule will be released as soon as it is available.
Please use the below schedule from the 2018 World Softball Coaches' Convention as a reference for times and format
as the 2019 convention will follow a similar schedule.


Click here to view the past 2018 World Softball Coaches' Convention Event Handout
2018 Mohegan Sun World Softball Coaches' Convention Event Handout


Session Date Session Times Room 2018 Presenter 2018 Topic Location
Program, presenters and sessions subject to change. Please check back for regular updates.
Saturday, January 20 7:00am - 9:30am

Registration/Check-In

Mohegan Sun Convention Center Pre-Function Area
Saturday, January 20 7:45am - 8:15am

EXHIBITOR TIME

Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 8:15am - 9:00am Break-Out #1 Lisa Van Ackeren Developing Your Culture: The Core of Team Success Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 8:15am - 9:00am Break-Out #2 Sierra Romero Favorite Infield Drills Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 8:15am - 9:00am Extra Innings Batting Cage Jennifer Hapanowicz with Youth Pitching Demonstrators How to Increase Speed and Improve Mechanics at Any Level: A Pitching DEMO Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #1 Bridget Orchard Competitive Practice Drills and Strategies to Get the Most Out of Your Players Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #2 Nancy Newell Reengineering Pre-Game Strategies: Warm-up Strategies, Arm Care, Speed Movement & Long Toss Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #3 Steve Springer Quality At Bats: The Mental Game Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 9:15am - 10:00am Extra Innings Batting Cage Kelly Kretschman, Chelsea Goodacre & Danielle Henderson with Denise Davis & the Planet Fastpitch Team Pitching, Hitting & Throwing Contests with Prizes! Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 10:00am - 10:30am

EXHIBITOR TIME

Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 10:00am - 10:30am Extra Innings Batting Cage Bat Demo hosted by Extra Innings Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 10:30am - 11:15am Break-Out #1 Lindsay Leftwich Developing Championship Catchers Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 10:30am - 11:15am Break-Out #2 Kelly Kretschman with Sue Enquist Swing Tips: Behind in the Count - Mindset and Mechanics Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 10:30am - 11:15am Break-Out #3 Danielle Henderson In-Game Management of Pitchers Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 10:30am - 11:15am Extra Innings Batting Cage Sierra Romero and Jen Hapanowicz/USA Elite Training Team Hitting Drills & Tools for Indoor Team Training Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 11:25am - 12:10pm Break-Out #1 Sue Enquist and Natasha Watley Misinformation in Coaching: Identifying the 5 Technical No-No's Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 11:25am - 12:10pm Break-Out #2 Bridget Orchard Identifying Each Individual Player's Strengths and Weaknesses Offensively to Increase Team Run Production Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 11:25am - 12:10pm Break-Out #3 Denise Davis The Necessary 9 for Pitching: 9 Drills to Increase Speed, Stamina, Efficiency and Command (Post session video access to demos.) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 11:25am - 12:10pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Chelsea Goodacre and Lindsay Leftwich A Gold Glover's Favorite Catching Drills - DEMO Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 12:00pm - 12:25pm Exhibitor Zone/ Planet Fastpitch Booth
Danielle Henderson Meet & Greet Session
Olympic Gold Medalist Pitcher, 3-Time All-American at UMass, 1999 Honda College Player of the Year & past NPF Pitcher
Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 12:15pm - 1:00pm/ Autograph Sessions, Exhibitor Time & Lunch Exhibitor Zone/ Rawlings Booth (Players have first priority for autographs) Kelly Kretschman
Kelly Kretschman Autograph Session presented by Rawlings
First-ever softball player to win the NPF Triple Crown
Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 12:15pm - 1:00pm Exhibitor Zone/ Wilson Booth Sierra Romero
Sierra Romero Autograph Session
2016 Collegiate Player of the Year & 4-Time All-American at the University of Michigan
Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 12:15pm - 1:00pm Exhibitor Zone/ Rawlings Booth Chelsea Goodacre
Chelsea Goodacre Autograph Session presented by Rawlings
2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Winner - USSSA Pride Catcher
Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 12:15pm - 1:00pm Exhibitor Zone/ Pitch in for Softball Booth Natasha Watley
Natasha Watley Autograph Session presented by Pitch In for Softball
2-Time Olympic Medalist, 4-Time UCLA All-American Shortstop & All-Time Softball Great
Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 12:15pm - 1:15pm

EXHIBITOR TIME/LUNCH

Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 12:15pm - 12:30pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Bat Demo hosted by Extra Innings Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 12:30pm - 1:00pm Break-Out #1 Lisa Van Ackeren, Danielle Henderson, Lindsay Leftwich & Bridget Orchard College Recruiting Question & Answer Session for Coaches, Parents & Players Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 12:30pm - 1:00pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Bat Demo hosted by Extra Innings Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 1:15pm - 2:15pm Break-Out #1 Chelsea Goodacre, Kelly Kretschman and Sierra Romero moderated by Sue Enquist MASTER CLASS: Personal Training Packages from Our Champions Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 1:15pm - 2:15pm Break-Out #2 Lisa Van Ackeren Building Confidence in Pitchers Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 1:15pm - 2:15pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Denise Davis Parent/Coach Hands-On Training: Learn and Feel the Basic Movements of the Pitch, the Overhand Throw, and the Swing Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 2:30pm - 3:15pm Break-Out #1 Danielle Henderson Get the Most Out of Your Indoor Practices: Maximizing Your Time in Small Spaces (Organization Keys and Drills) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 2:30pm - 3:15pm Break-Out #2 Natasha Watley with Sue Enquist Increase Practice Efficiency: “Mentor Accountability Systems”  Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 2:30pm - 3:15pm Break-Out #3 Lindsay Leftwich Overhand Throwing: Drills, Drills, Drills Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 2:30pm - 3:15pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Sierra Romero Infield Drills DEMO Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 3:30pm - 4:20pm Break-Out #1 Sue Enquist National Combine Results by Age Group: Drills to Improve Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 3:30pm - 4:20pm Break-Out #2 Jen Hapanowicz and Neil Swanchek Defensive Drills to Build a Championship Team Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 3:30pm - 4:20pm Break-Out #3 Nancy Newell Reengineering Pre-Game Strategies: Warm-up Strategies, Arm Care, Speed Movement & Long Toss (REPEAT SESSION) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Saturday, January 20 4:25pm - 5:15pm Break-Out #1 Bridget Orchard Pitch Selection 101 to Increase Baserunners, Runs & Wins Mohegan Sun Convention Center


Click here to view the full handout from the past 2017 World Softball Coaches' Convention
2017 Mohegan Sun World Softball Coaches' Convention Event Handout